Here's What's Happening @ Aspen Parks & Recreation

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Golf Early Season Sale - MARCH 1-31. Buy Early & Save.

Golf Early Season Sale - MARCH 1-31. Buy Early & Save.

Dreaming of Golf? The Early Season Golf Pass Sale is March 1 and ends 3/31. 

In addition to our regular Golf Passes (Platinum, Gold and Silver, 20 9-hole punch pass, Junior and College Pass) there are two new locals passes (Must be a Roaring Fork Valley resident to purchase.):

The Local Twilight Pass: $549 ($599 after 3/31)  and The Local Family Twilight Pass: $749 ($800 after 3/31).  The Family pass is for 2 people: Individual and Spouse, add your children onto your pass for $50/child (ages 2-17). 

Some restrictions apply when using these memberships to book tee times. To learn more about the types of passes and to see additional benefits

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Indoor Pickleball is back!

Indoor Pickleball is back!

Ready for some Pickleball???  When: Saturdays, 9am-12pm 
Where: Aspen Elementary School Gym.
Cost: $5 drop in fee – cash or purchase the new season activity pass to play $60 valid 2/1- 5/24!  First come, first serve basis.

Equipment: Paddles and indoor balls available for use.  One game rotation – play to 11, win by 2 – players shall relinquish the court after completion of one set or one hour, whichever is first.

Activity Pass - Learn more. »

NEW: Fitness Class Online Registration:

NEW: Fitness Class Online Registration:

Fitness Class Online Registration:

·        New! Online Registration for all BODY PUMP Classes starts Jan 14th, 2018.  Go to AspenRecreation.com > click Event Calendar (top right in navigation) to reserve your spot!

·        Priority will be given to those who register. If class is full nonregistered guests could be asked to leave

Click the Learn More button for instructions on how to reserve your spot in Body Pump class.  

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Aspen Golf Simulator

Aspen Golf Simulator

Why watch the PGA tour professionals play golf during the winter when you can play the same courses from right here in Aspen? The Aspen Golf Club and the Red Mountain Grill have partnered to: allow you to get your swing back on the range, play your favorite course or just have a good time with your friends and family.

For more details or to make a reservation please go to aspengolf.com and click "Book a Tee Time" or call 970-429-1949. We look forward to this new addition!

Hours of operation:  now through March 18, 2018 from Thursday – Monday:  1pm – 8pm*

Fees:  1/2 hour: $20.00     1 hour: $40.002 hours: $80 (max of six players) Only one player needs to book the simulator online.

Purchase a 20, 1/2 hour punch pass for $350, exp. 3/18/2018. 

Must cancel 24 hours in advance! 

Purchase Simulator Punch Pass »

Survey Winner!

Survey Winner!

Thanks to everyone who submitted a survey! It provides us with valuable information that we can use to help us improve our offerings and how we deliver them to our members and guests.  The Winner of the 20 Punch Pass is Christine McKelvey!

Click here for survey! »

Spring Youth Basketball

Spring Youth Basketball

Registration is Open for youth coed basketball! Dribble, pass, shoot, defense and sportsmanship and maybe some dunking is what is in store for our kids when they register to play in the Spring Basketball program. 

Kindergarten | 1st & 2nd Grade Teams available. From April 1 - May 11. from 6-8pm. 
Fees: $54 for Kindergarten
$96 for 1st/2nd Graders - register online. 

The Kindergarten kids will practice/play games one day per week.
1st & 2nd Graders will practice one day a week and games will be on Friday or Saturdays.

Locations: Aspen Elementary School Gym

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Get Social With Us

Get Social With Us

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Facebook: facebook.com/AspenParksandRec/

Twitter: twitter.com/APRTweets

Instagram: instagram.com/aspenrec/

Sports & Activities News

What's Happening

Sewing Class - Tuesdays

Sewing Class - Tuesdays

Want to get better at sewing? Need a sewing machine to practice on? Start with the basics and progress to more challenging projects under the guidance of our accomplished instructor! Each month will have a different theme!

Every Tuesday from 4-5:45pm, Room 209 at the Aspen Recreation Center
Cost: $15 drop-in!
Bring materials and threads of choice. Some basic materials provided.
Sewing machines, seam rippers, scissors, and pins provided.


2018 Spring Break Camp

2018 Spring Break Camp

Spring Break Camp with Aspen Rec is a full day camp program designed for youth 5- 14 years old (5 years old must have completed kindergarten to attend) to come have fun with the Recreation Department staff on the days that they don’t have school.

The program cost will be $43 per day online or $45 per day at desk or over phone. 2018 Dates March 26 thru April 2.

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Sign up for Youth Karate Now!

Sign up for Youth Karate Now!

Sign up today to reserve your spot!

Tuesday: 3:45 - 4:30pm Advanced Belts (orange belt and up)
              4:30 -5:15 pm Beginner Belts (white and yellow belts)

Thursday: 3:45 - 4:30pm Advanced Belts (orange belt and up)

                4:30 -5:15 pm Beginner Belts (white and yellow belts)

Our talented instructor, Elaine Kozel, is certified through The International Tang Soo Do Federation. She is a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Tang Soo Do. Elaine will teach your kids the basics of karate, including self-discipline and gross motor skills. Elaine will also mentor them as they advance in the sport.

Class is held at the Aspen Recreation Center (ARC).

Register here! »

Glide Fit Class for Youth

Glide Fit Class for Youth

Glide Fit is a fitness class taught in the lap pool on inflatable boards that is meant to increase balance, improve health, and athletic performance. Who doesn’t want that for their kids!? Oh yeah, it’s really fun too!!

Get ready to laugh, smile, and get wet!

When: Fridays from 3:25 - 3:55pm

Cost: Daily admission or membership

Kids must be able to swim and be comfortable in chilly water.


Open Springboard Aerials & Trick Sessions

Open Springboard Aerials & Trick Sessions

Join us for new open diving sessions at the ARC pool starting Saturday, February 10th.

When: Saturdays: 2-3pm

 Cost: Daily Admission or Membership

Bonus!: Trevor will be there to supervise and offer coaching assistance!

All diving levels welcome!


After School Program - Sign up now.

After School Program - Sign up now.

Come play with the Aspen Recreation Department after school for our new Afterschool Club. Afterschool Club is a state-licensed program for youth 5-11yrs. Program will include homework help and lots of fun recreational activities.

**NEW** Afterschool Club Punch Pass - 10 days of Afterschool Club for $150 (including Wednesdays!). Purchase now and start saving!

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 3:15-5:30pm - Cost: $15

Wednesday: 1:40-5:30pm - Cost: $20

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Playhouse

Playhouse

Only $5 per child to come play.

Super Playhouse is now on Friday mornings: 8:30am-11:45am.

Please see the attached schedule for updated times. 

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Spring Basketball League

Spring Basketball League

2018 Youth Spring Basketball for Kindergartners, 1st and 2nd graders. Dribble, pass, shoot, defense and sportsmanship and maybe some dunking is what is in store for our kids when they register to play in the Spring Basketball league. This in-house, non-travel league.  

Kindergarten: one day a week practice/games.

1st & 2nd Graders: one day a week practice with games on Fridays. 

If you are interested in coaching please contact Desiree Whitehead 920-5140.

Register Now! »

Rec Centers News

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NEW!!! ONLINE BODY PUMP CLASS REGISTRATION

NEW!!! ONLINE BODY PUMP CLASS REGISTRATION

NEW! Online Registration for all BODY PUMP Classes starts Jan. 14, 2018

Go to AspenRecreation.com
to reserve your spot!

Priority will be given to those who register.
If class is full, nonregistered guests could be asked to leave.
Questions? Ask the front desk.

More Info »

Birthday Parties at Aspen Youth Center

Birthday Parties at Aspen Youth Center

The Aspen Recreation Center has partnered with the Aspen Youth Center to offer birthday party packages!

This birthday party package includes use of the Aspen Youth Center for games, cake, present opening as well as admission to the Aspen Recreation Center for swimming, rock climbing, and skating.

Kids must be in 4th Grade or older to have their birthday party in the Aspen Youth Center.

Cost: $350 Rental Fee (2 hours), plus an additional $175 deposit

Birthday Party Add-ons:

Theme with Setup: $35

Custom Theme: $50

Color Scheme: $20

Party Project: $40

Personalized Birthday Cake (Chocolate, Vanilla, Marble, or Confetti): 1/4 Sheet: $20; 1/2 Sheet: $30; 8" Round: $20.

For additional information and reservations, please email Tillie at [email protected]


Climbing Hours / Slackline

Climbing Hours / Slackline

Extended Climbing Wall hours and Slackline Begin for the Winter

Open Slackline Info: Multiple slackline's will be set up each night. No experience is needed to come try slacklining. We will have an instructor on hand to facilitate and teach the basic's of the slackline.

TIMES: Mondays › 7:00PM - 8:45PM   and   Wednesdays › 7:30PM - 8:45PM COST: Daily Admission to the Red Brick

Climbing Wall Hours: 

Monday & Wednesday: 8:30AM-9:00PM  
Tuesday: 8:30AM-8:00PM

Thursday: 8:30AM-8:00PM and Core, Climb & Train Class from12:00-1:00PM

Friday: 8:30AM-3:00PM
Saturday: 5:00PM-9:00PM

Ice Sports News

What's Happening

Curling

Curling

Curling season will start in January 2018. Check out the Aspen Curling Club's website for more information. 

Aspen Curling Club »

Bob Johnson Hockey School Registration is Open

Bob Johnson Hockey School Registration is Open

Registration for 2018 Bob Johnson Hockey School is now OPEN!

Program Dates: July 22nd - 28th, 2018

Cost: $545 Group A, Group B, and Group C; $195 Goalies

Registration is ONLINE ONLY this year. Please follow the link below to register.

Register Now! »

Game On Summer Hockey Camp - Registration Open

Game On Summer Hockey Camp - Registration Open

When: July 9 - 13, 2018

Where: Lewis Ice Arena (Aspen, CO)

Cost: $425

Ages: 8 - 13 (Boys & Girls)

Olympic and Pro Coaches will help your child improve their game: Frank Caprice, Former Vancouver Canucks and Cheryl Pounder, Olympic Gold Medalist

Register Now! »

Parks Deptartment News

What's Happening

Want to Talk About Trees?

Want to Talk About Trees?

In early November 2017, Ian Gray – the new City of Aspen Forester – visited the Wildwood School to ‘talk trees’. If your school or organization is interested in all things trees, Ian would be happy to visit. He is a board certified master arborist and loves to speak for the trees. Please call the City of Aspen’s Parks Department at 970-920-5120 for more information.


Interactive Trail Map - download to your gps/phone

Interactive Trail Map - download to your gps/phone

New to our site we have an interactive map. This map will show you area trails, give you elevations, distance and is downloadable to your gps device. 

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Parks, Parks & More Parks

Parks, Parks & More Parks

Did you know Aspen Maintains over 30 parks, everything from peaceful escapes with water features to kid friendly playgrounds and of course the well known bike park and John Denver Sanctuary. We hope you get out side and play....Often!

View Parks Map »

Golf & Tennis Club News

What's Happening

Indoor Golf Simulator

Indoor Golf Simulator

Winter golf will be available at the Aspen Golf Club - beginning December 1st, 2017!

Join us this winter to keep the rust off your swing with our Full Swing Golf Simulator. Play famous courses, hit the driving range, work on your short game, or have a closest to the pin contest. Restaurant service will be available for all your food and beverage needs! Located in the basement of the Golf Course Clubhouse / Aspen Nordic Center.

HOURS OF OPERATION: now – March 18, 2018 from Thursday – Monday:  1pm – 8pm* (closed 12/24 - 25 and 12/30 - 31)

RATES:  $20 per ½ half hour for 1 or more players | $40 per Hour for 1 or more players (max of 6 players) | $80 for 2 Hours. For 1 or more players (max of 6 players).

PASSES:  Purchase a 20, ½ Hour Punch Pass for $350, click here to purchase. Pass can be used for 1 or more players if the passholder is present. Passes expire March 18, 2018.

RESERVATIONS:  Book up to 7 days in advance, from a ½ hr. - 2 hours max per reservation. 

Please visit aspengolf.com and click "Book a Tee Time" or call 970-429-1949 or email: [email protected] to book.

PRIVATE EVENTS:  Email: [email protected]

*Holidays are subject to change the hours of operation*

Nordic News

What's Happening

Owl Creek Chase - February 11, 2018

Owl Creek Chase - February 11, 2018

The Owl Creek Chase will have a new course and distance for 2018 utilizing the best snow in Aspen on our Aspen High School Nordic trails - Lower Moore Field. 

NOTICE RACE CHANGE: Due to snow conditions we are not able to lay classic tracks. But we will still have the freestyle race starting at 9am. 

9am | Freestyle Start |Lower Moore Field   Choose from a 5K, 10K, 2-person Relay or 5K Wood Ski Division. 5K Wood Ski Division – the fastest finisher will receive $100, the second-place person will receive $50

Fancy Dress Category – wear a costume while you race and you will be entered in our Costume Contest for a chance to win $50

10:00am | Kids 1K (Free) - sign-up day of race at Lower Moore Field.

Please join us for this one of a kind event in Aspen. For more information and registration, go to OwlCreekChase.com or click the link below.

Register Here! »